Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler (27 December, 1571 – 15 November, 1630), a kenspeckle chiel in the scientific revolution, wis a German astronomer, mathematician an astrologer. He is best kent for his laws o planetary motion, pit furth in the twa beuks Astronomia nova an Harmonices Mundi.

Johannes Kepler
Portrait of Kepler by an unknown artist, 1610
BornDecember 27, 1571
Free Imperial Ceety o Weil der Stadt, Haly Roman Empire
Dee'd15 November 1630(1630-11-15) (aged 58)
Free Imperial Ceety o Regensburg, Haly Roman Empire
ResidenceWürttemberg; Styrie; Bohemie; Upper Austrick
Alma materTübinger Stift, Varsity o Tübingen
Kent forKepler's laws o planetar motion
Kepler conjectur
Rudolphine Tables
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy, astrology, mathematics an naitural filosofie
Doctoral advisorMichael Maestlin
InfluencesNicolaus Copernicus
Tycho Brahe
InfluencedSir Isaac Newton

Kepler wis a professor o mathematics at the Varsity o Graz, court mathemateician ti Emperor Rudolf II, an coort astrologer ti General Wallenstein. Aerlie in his career, Kepler wis an asseistant ti Tycho Brahe. Kepler's career wis at the same time as Galileo Galilei's ane, an thay correspondit.[1]

He is whiles cried "the faremaist theoretical astropheesicist", atho Carl Sagan cried him the hindmaist scienteific astrologer forbye.

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